Student Arrival Times for the 2018-19 Academic Year

We look forward to welcoming students to campus! Please prepare to arrive during your designated times. Important note: students will not be permitted to arrive prior to their designated time as listed below.

  • Proctors may arrive on Tuesday, August 28 between 12 p.m. and 10 p.m.

  • New student orientation leaders (by invitation) may arrive on Thursday, August 30 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

  • New students may arrive on Friday, August 31 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

  • Varsity athletes and mathletes (by invitation) may arrive on Saturday, September 1 between 8 a.m and 12 p.m.

  • All other returning students may arrive on Sunday, September 2 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

For New Students and Families: Important Drop-Off Schedule Details

Please see below for a quick snapshot of what to expect on Friday, August 31. A more detailed schedule and checklist will be provided once you arrive on campus. For more information about getting ready for the school year, please visit the new family webpage.

  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.: New student arrivals at the Mars Athletic Center (GPS address: 22 Limerock Road, Lakeville, CT 06039)

  • 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Welcome center open with coffee and refreshments for new students and families in the Student Center

  • 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Lunch available in the Student Center

  • 2 - 2:30 p.m.: College advisors available to meet with parents of new seniors in the College Advising Office

  • 2 - 3 p.m. New students and parents meet briefly with advisors

  • 3 - 3:30 p.m. Craig Bradley, head of school, welcomes new students and families in Katherine M. Elfers Hall in the Esther Eastman Music Center

  • 3:45 - 4:15 p.m.: Student and family farewells

  • 4:30 p.m.: Orientation begins for new students in the Chapel

  • 5:30 - 7 p.m.: Welcome dinner for new students in the Dining Hall

  • 7:15 - 10 p.m.: Dorm orientation for new students

Should you have any questions, please contact the Deans' Office at (860) 435-3189.